GYNECOLOGIC CANCER: UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY



Lucy Gilbert (Canada)

Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
and Oncology, McGill University
Director, Gynecologic Oncology and Gynecologic Cancer Multidisciplinary Team,
McGill University Health Centre

Dr. Lucy Gilbert is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and the Department of Oncology at McGill University. She is the Director of Gynecologic Oncology and the Gynecologic Cancer Multi-Disciplinary Team of the McGill University Health Centre, which serves as a tertiary and quaternary referral centre for the McGill affiliated network of hospitals and the population of McGill’s Réseau Universitaire Intégré de Santé (RUIS).

Dr Gilbert is Program Director for the McGill Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology, which is accredited by Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) for subspecialty training in gynecological oncology. She serves on the Program Committees for the McGill Clinical Investigator Program and the Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency Program. She is the recipient of numerous teaching awards including McGill Faculty Honors for Excellence in Teaching and the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Association of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO), USA.

Dr Gilbert heads the Clinical Research Unit of the Women’s Health Mission of the McGill University Health Centre, which conducts trials in gynecological cancers, including GOG and NCIC trials. She works closely with the McGill University Health Centre Reproductive Centre to provide expertise in fertility preservation in women with cancer. She is the Principal Investigator for Canadian Institute of Health Research supported research into early detection of ovarian cancer (the D.Ov.E. Project) and the PREOP-M project to develop a tool for the preoperative assessment of elderly patients for radical cancer surgery.